Posts Tagged ‘United States’

U.S. Gaming Revenues To Recover in Late 2011, 2014 Revenues to Reach $68B

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The gaming industry which has been hard hit in recent years is slated is slated to rebound due to improved economic conditions triggering a recovery in U.S. gaming revenues in late 2011. However 2007 pre-economic meltdown gaming revenue levels will not […]

Bears Claim Fifth Straight Win, Edge Lions

John Raffel – AHN Sports Correspondent Detroit, MI, United States (AHN) – It wasn’t a typical Chicago Bears defense in the first half. But it sure was in the second half. Jay Cutler passed seven yards to Brandon Manumaleuna for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and the defense limited the Detroit Lions to […]

Food Supplier Nash Finch Sued For Sex Discrimination

Linda Young – AHN News Writer Lumberton, NC, United States (AHN) – The U.S. Labor Department’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs has filed an administrative complaint against a North Carolina company, Nash Finch Co., with systematic job discrimination against 80 women. Minneapolis, MN-based Nash Finch is the second-largest publicly traded wholesale food distributor in […]

Poll: Rahm Emanuel Leads Crowded Chicago Mayor Race

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Chicago, IL, United States (AHN) – Former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel leads rivals in the race for Chicago mayor by double-digits, according to a new poll released Wednesday, the same day objections were filed challenging Emanuel’s residency in the city. The latest We Ask America poll […]

Whole Foods Announces Cheese Recall

David Goodhue – AHN News Reporter Traver, CA, United States (AHN) – A supplier of cheese to Whole Foods Market in several states has recalled some of its products because of possible listeria and E . coli bacteria contamination. Whole Foods announced Wednesday that Bravo Farms issued the recall because of traces of listeria and […]

Ahead of Thanksgiving, GM Announces $163 Million Plan To Save 164 Jobs

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor Detroit, MI, United States (AHN) – Some General Motors workers and their families have extra reason to be thankful this Thanksgiving holiday. The automaker announced a $163.2-million investment in its operations in Flint and Bay City, Michigan, and Defiance, Ohio, to support engine production of three of its […]

Drop In Jobless Claims Push Stocks Up

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The report of a huge drop in unemployment claims stirred a Wall Street rally on Wednesday despite lower sales of new homes and durable goods. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 151 points or 1.4 percent to close at 11,187. American […]

Campbell Soup 1Q Profit Down 8 Percent

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Camden, NJ, United States (AHN) – Campbell Soup’s earnings for the first quarter of 2011 slid 8 percent but the company maintained its full fiscal year outlook. Net income for the period ended Oct. 31 was $279 million, or 82 cents per share, down from $304 million, or 87 […]

Korean Hostility, U.S. Economic Downgrade Send Stocks Falling

Windsor Genova – AHN News News Writer New York, NY, United States (AHN) – The exchange of artillery fire between North and South Korea and the Fed’s bleak economic outlook next year sent shivers down the spine of investors and U.S. stocks sliding on Tuesday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 153 points or 1.5 […]

Delta’s $1.2B Terminal Expansion at New York’s JFK Begins

Ayinde O. Chase – AHN News Editor New York, NY, United States (AHN) – Delta Air Lines, JFKIAT LLC, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey broke ground Friday on a $1.2 billion project slated to enhance and expand Terminal 4 at at John F. Kennedy International Airport. According to those close […]